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Boris Johnson may have once prevaricated about Brexit, but his political identity is now bound to it.

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They can dodge or prevaricate or just hang up when dealing with a voice on the phone.

He should have no opportunity to prevaricate if I once challenged him.

They Act up to their Relation; neither sneak, nor prevaricate, nor do any thing unbecoming their Office.

They dont have to tell the truth all the time, but on the contrary, are privileged to prevaricate in the most artistic manner.

If he wished to prevaricate at all, it was rather to attribute himself to Mrs. Bowen's city in Ohio.

The patient tried to prevaricate, but Glory told the truth again, and was reproved once more.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prevaricate, such as: belie, cavil, con, distort, dodge, and equivocate.

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